Tusmørke - Hinsides album review

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Cheery stuff from Norwegian folkers as they celebrate “death in one form or another” in a bizarre five-tracker. From the jerky musical saw’n’flute groove of Hjemsokte Hjem (Haunted Home) to the gentle crumhorn of Lyssky Drøm (Shady Dream), it’s almost a lost Vertigo ’70 work, completed by Sankt Sebastian’s Alter, a medieval 24-minute psych-rock toast to the Black Death’s 666th anniversary.

Jo is a journalist, podcaster, event host and music industry lecturer with 23 years in music magazines since joining Kerrang! as office manager in 1999. But before that Jo had 10 years as a London-based gig promoter and DJ, also working in various vintage record shops and for the UK arm of the Sub Pop label as a warehouse and press assistant. Jo's had tea with Robert Fripp, touched Ian Anderson's favourite flute (!), asked Suzi Quatro what one wears under a leather catsuit, and invented several ridiculous editorial ideas such as the regular celebrity cooking column for Prog, Supper's Ready. After being Deputy Editor for Prog for five years and Managing Editor of Classic Rock for three, Jo is now Associate Editor of Prog, where she's been since its inception in 2009, and a regular contributor to Classic Rock. She continues to spread the experimental and psychedelic music-based word amid unsuspecting students at BIMM Institute London, hoping to inspire the next gen of rock, metal, prog and indie creators and appreciators.